Huntington (near Hereford) Herefordshire

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Huntington (near Hereford)

Guide to Huntington (near Hereford) Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Huntington (near Hereford) Herefordshire
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Huntington St+Thomas+of+Canterbury Herefordshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Grimsworth
County Herefordshire
Poor Law Union Hereford
Registration District Hereford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1718; For more records see Holmer
Bishop's Transcripts: 1660
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hereford
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Dean of Hereford
Location of Archive
Herefordshire Record Office

Parish History

HUNTINGTON, a parish, in the borough of Hereford, hundred of Grimsworth, union and county of Hereford, 2½ miles (W. N. W.) from the city of Hereford. [1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

This parish was withinPresteigne registration district

Church records

Census records

See Herefordshire Census

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Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

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Poor Law Unions

Hereford Poor Law Union, Herefordshire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Herefordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Huntington (near Hereford) refers to Holmer


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 588-591. Accessed and adapted: 26 Feb 2013
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